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VIDEO MATSURI

STUDENT SHORT FILM CONTEST

**2021 Deadline Extended to October 24 due to disruptions to schooling caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. **

Video Matsuri is an annual short film contest for students.

Entries must be:

  • from students enrolled in primary, secondary, or tertiary education in Australia or New Zealand
  • no longer than 3 minutes
  • included the Japanese language
  • included a featured item of the year

There are no restrictions on style or theme, as long as it is age appropriate. You can produce a comedy, a drama, or a documentary! So why not enter and combine your Japanese ability with your creativity and acting skills?

Prizes include trophies, certificates, Madman Entertainment vouchers, and DVDs. Certificates of participation are issued.

***2021 Contest***

  • Featured item: チョウ (butterfly)
  • Entry Deadline: October 24, 2021 (11:59pm AEDT)  [Extended from September 1]

The Japan Foundation logo motif – the butterfly has been chosen as the featured item 2021, in celebration of a milestone – 30 years of supporting Japanese Language Education in Australia through our Sydney centre.

2020 CONTEST RESULTS BELOW.

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